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hawksbill

hawksbill

noun hawks·bill \ˈhks-ˌbil\

Definition of HAWKSBILL

:  a small brown or brown and yellow sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) of tropical waters that has a narrow pointed beak and a carapace of overlapping plates — compare tortoiseshell 1

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First Known Use of HAWKSBILL

1712

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